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A New Year’s Greeting from President Andrea Kalyn

Happy New Year! I am delighted and honoured to be here in Boston at last, and most especially, to be part of the NEC community. I very much look forward to meeting you in the coming year, both on

12 Days of NEC

Starting on December 13, we took a look back at some of the greatest moments from NEC in 2018 in #12DaysofNEC . We showcased performances and other moments from students and recent alumni representing

Grow Your Art: A Music & Business Residency with Dave Douglas

NEC students and alumni learn how to build a life in music.

An Interview with Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer, educator and entrepreneur from New York City known for the stylistic breadth of his work and for keeping a diverse set of ensembles and projects active

Andrew Worden: Building an Entrepreneurial Skillset in Music

"Building a life in music and developing an entrepreneurial skillset to go along with it is a process, so be patient with yourself." — Andrew Worden, Faculty and Assistant Dean of Entrepreneurial Musicianship

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EM Advising

Every NEC student and alum has access to free advising from the EM team—conservatory-trained professionals with experience at every level of every size of arts organization. These one-on-one advising sessions can be about anything from writing bios and resumes to grant proposals, long term projects, career direction, and artistic goals.

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